invasive species

Salmon (Photo by Jeff T. Green/Getty Images)

DNA Tool Helping Biologists Find Elusive Or Invasive Species

When salmon, salamanders or other aquatic animals shed skin cells, they leave behind traces of their DNA in the water, like clues left behind at a crime scene.


Japanese Beetles (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Smart Phone App Will Help Blow Whistle On Invasive Species

A scientist has developed a smart phone application to help keep track of invasive species.


Emerald Ash Borer (courtesy Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection)

Invasive Species Spreads To Massachusetts

The emerald ash borer, the invasive species from Asia first found in the United States in 2002, and identified in Connecticut earlier this summer, has now spread to Massachusetts.


Emerald Ash Borer (Connecticut DEP photo)

Ash Borer Closer To New England

The invasive beetle that has destroyed tens of millions of ash trees over the past decade has been found east of the Hudson River for the first time, marking its closest known threat to New England.